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Distracted driving

A billboard that shows distracted drivers. (CBS)

Billboards Aim To Expose Bay Area Drivers Texting Behind The Wheel

A handful of billboards have popped up across the Bay Area, getting quite a few glances. They show distracted drivers caught in the act, using their cellphones behind the wheel.

03/28/2014

A man tries out Google Glass. (Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

SoCal Woman Expected To Fight Ticket For Driving While Wearing Google Glass

An early adopter of Google’s Internet-connected eyeglasses plans to fight a citation for wearing the device while driving in San Diego, saying the technology makes navigation easier than smartphones and GPS devices.

10/31/2013

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

SFPD Says Distracted Walkers Making Roads More Dangerous For Everyone

The message being handed to pedestrians on one of San Francisco’s busiest thoroughfares Thursday was stark: you’ve been mugged, or you’ve been hit by a car.

05/24/2013

(source: High Gear Media)

California Authorities Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers This Month

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.

04/01/2013

(source: High Gear Media)

Tech Report: A Solution To Temptation Of Texting While Driving

While it’s illegal to text while driving in California, some people just can’t resist the urge to pick up the phone after it chimes. Now there’s an app that can help in that situation.

11/09/2012

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About The Bay: Learning From Distracted Driving The Hard Way

KCBS and CBS 5′s Mike Sugerman had to learn the hard way about the dangers of distracted driving. Luckily, no one was hurt.

05/29/2012

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California Senate Bill Would Require More Space When Cars Pass Bicycles

The state Senate was scheduled to vote Thursday on legislation that would require drivers to allow at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists from behind.

05/25/2012

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CA Office Of Traffic Safety Looks At Technology To Stop Distracted Driving

The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.

05/16/2012

(source: High Gear Media)

Bay Area CHP Issues Almost 6,000 Distracted Driving Citations

More than 30,000 citations were issued statewide in April, part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

05/13/2012

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CHP Calls Distracted Teen Driving A Deadly Epidemic

It’s an alarming statistic given by Kathy Berstein of the National Safety Council: teen crashes are the number one killer of kids; more than disease, suicide and homicide.

04/30/2012

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